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Bag Allowance for non-status pax traveling on my miles

Bag Allowance for non-status pax traveling on my miles

 
Old Aug 6, 10, 9:38 am
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Bag Allowance for non-status pax traveling on my miles

I'm Premier Exec and using my miles for a coach class ticket to DME for another person. Will the baggage allowance be determined by my status since it's my miles or the non-status passenger traveling?
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Old Aug 6, 10, 9:54 am
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I think the baggage allowance be determined by the non-status passenger traveling.

Let me put it this way.

1K travels on an award ticket from non-status miles. I am sure 1K will get E+ seat.
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Old Aug 6, 10, 9:57 am
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I'm pretty sure its determined by the travelling pax's status (or non-status).
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Old Aug 6, 10, 10:10 am
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All airport & seating benefits are determined by the status of the traveler...the source of the miles makes no difference. So there will be the standard baggage allowance for this other person.
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Old Aug 6, 10, 12:50 pm
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It is determined by whoever is/are traveling regardless the source of the ticket.

Here are example:

GM/3P/2P Only - Standard Allowance

1P/1K/GS Only - Extra Allowance

1P/1K/GS+GM/3P/2P - Extra for 1P/1K/GS, Standard for GM/3P/2P.
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Old Aug 6, 10, 1:43 pm
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Originally Posted by garykung View Post
It is determined by whoever is/are traveling regardless the source of the ticket.

Here are example:

GM/3P/2P Only - Standard Allowance

1P/1K/GS Only - Extra Allowance

1P/1K/GS+GM/3P/2P - Extra for 1P/1K/GS, Standard for GM/3P/2P.
2P also gets 2 bags free. Also if more than one person is traveling together, pax with status can sponsor one no-status person into E+ seating, and I think at least one more person to have their bags checked for free
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Old Aug 6, 10, 1:48 pm
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No charge to check bag(s). Read this for the details...

http://www.united.com/page/article/0,6867,52482,00.html
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Old Aug 6, 10, 1:49 pm
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anything that has to do with miles transactions (routing changes, miles re-deposit, expanded coach inventory, waived fees for mileage transactions) follow the 1K rule if used out of a 1K account.

Everything else, follows the status of the traveller. No E+, No free checked bags, etc...
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Old Aug 6, 10, 1:55 pm
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Originally Posted by dhammer53 View Post
No charge to check bag(s).
Only the first bag is free for non-status passengers flying Coach (i.e., the OP's question).
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Old Aug 6, 10, 2:20 pm
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Originally Posted by mahasamatman View Post
Only the first bag is free for non-status passengers flying Coach (i.e., the OP's question).
Oops, did not read the original post that the pax is flying international. Yes, everyone gets the first bag free
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Old Aug 6, 10, 3:09 pm
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Does this (see highlighted text quoted below) apply to upgrades as well if using SWUs from a 1K to upgrade a PremEx?

Stated differently, will the PremEx clear the upgrade list based on the 1K's priority?

Originally Posted by bniu View Post
anything that has to do with miles transactions (routing changes, miles re-deposit, expanded coach inventory, waived fees for mileage transactions) follow the 1K rule if used out of a 1K account.

Everything else, follows the status of the traveller. No E+, No free checked bags, etc...

Last edited by malgudi; Aug 6, 10 at 4:15 pm
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Old Aug 6, 10, 3:19 pm
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Originally Posted by malgudi View Post
Does this apply to upgrades as well if using SWUs from a 1K to upgrade a PremEx?
I'm not sure how this question applies. There are no fees associated with SWU upgrades.
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Old Aug 6, 10, 3:59 pm
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"this" was wrt the bolding in my previous note

Originally Posted by mahasamatman View Post
I'm not sure how this question applies. There are no fees associated with SWU upgrades.
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